The Changing Governance of Welfare : Recent Trends in its Primary Functions , Scale , and Modes of Coordination

@inproceedings{Jessop2008TheCG,
  title={The Changing Governance of Welfare : Recent Trends in its Primary Functions , Scale , and Modes of Coordination},
  author={Bob Jessop},
  year={2008}
}
My main focus, as requested by the editors, is the changing governance of welfare. But changes in this regard are inseparable from broader changes in the welfare regimes that emerged in advanced western capitalist states in the postwar Atlantic Fordist boom. Thus I will also discuss the social and economic functions that current welfare regimes are expected to perform and the scales on which these functions are undertaken. My analysis starts from the interest in more or less radical reform of… CONTINUE READING
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